Lumen Solutions – Bid Manager

Full Time Job
New Delhi/Gurgaon
Posted 3 years ago

Company: Lumen Solutions
Experience: 05 – 07 yrs
Seniority Level: Mid -Senior level
Industry: Information Technology & Services, Outsourcing/Offshoring Human Resources
Job Functions: Sales, Business Development, Information Technology

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in proposal strategy sessions.
  • Lead the development of technical responses to requests for proposals, quotes, requests for information, market surveys, past performances, white papers, partner data calls, and marketing information.
  • Based on the RFP, identify appropriate format and content of the response and customize as necessary to meet all request for proposal (RFP) specifications and requirements.
  • Create and distribute an assignment matrix that identifies the appropriate subject matter experts.
  • Write and distribute an outlined 1st draft, populating it with baseline text. Proposals must be grammatically correct, concise, well written, properly formatted, and directed at the appropriate audience.
  • Create new content from interviews with subject matter experts.
  • Coordinate production with the department’s Proposal Specialist/Proposal Coordinator.
  • Attend meetings of the core proposal team.
  • Communicate the project status.
  • Perform initial edits of input submitted by subject matter experts.
  • Ensure full compliance with RFP requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining the RFP and proposal archive.
  • Contribute to department goals by gathering supporting materials from various sources for incorporation into future proposals and other corporate documentation.
  • Work collaboratively with graphic designers and Marketing to enhance quote and proposal text.
  • Use Microsoft Office suite of products proficiently, including Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Project, and PowerPoint, to accomplish daily tasks.
  • Occasional long work hours, including nights and weekends, will be required to complete RFP responses within time guidelines.

Note: In addition to the Essential Functions, also performs similar work-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, marketing, journalism, or communications required.
  • 5-7 years of experience writing proposals. The ideal candidate should be familiar with state and/or national government procurement processes and proposal types, and have experience responding to technical solution requirements.
  • Experience with capture planning, RFP analysis, outline development, storyboarding, and supporting business strategy development.
  • Ability to multitask within strict deadlines and under pressure.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of contributors on a proposal team, including helping to motivate, coordinate, and guide the response efforts.
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to write winning proposal text.

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